[BEIJING] China's massive debt is on a "dangerous" path, raising the risk of a sharp slowdown in growth, the IMF warned on Tuesday, urging Beijing to speed up structural reforms...

CENTRAL banks "saved the world" after the global financial crisis of 2008 by flooding it with money, enabling the financial institutions that underpin economic activity to survive. But now...

THE International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned on Tuesday that Japan's lengthy and ongoing period of weak economic growth and low interest rates, along with its demographic changes, are posing...

[TOKYO] Japan's economy is accelerating but further structural reform is needed to finally leave behind years of on-off deflation, the IMF warned on Tuesday...

[WASHINGTON] The International Monetary Fund announced Wednesday it will launch a new tool to support governments in financial trouble - but one that involves no money - formalising a step it took...

[FRANKFURT] The International Monetary Fund warned of significant downside risks to the euro area's economic outlook and urged the European Central Bank to keep stimulus in place amid weak price...

CHRISTINE Lagarde, the managing director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), joked on Monday about donning "dream binoculars" and seeing the possibility of relocating the group's...

GREECE, long Europe's economic problem child, is trying to prove that it has made progress in its recovery efforts, announcing plans to sell debt for the first time in years...

[LONDON] Sterling steadied just above US$1.30 on Tuesday, unable to break out against a broadly weaker dollar as worries over Brexit and the pace of UK economic growth swirl.

THE global economy is enjoying the "broadest synchronised upswing" it has experienced in the past decade, thanks largely to buoyant growth in world trade which is expected to continue over...